Category Archives: photography
A special thank you to my friend Adam for taking me to visit Klepzig Mill this Sunday after church. It is a very beautiful and unique spot, though it does remind me of the the Silverton CO area and Cinnamon Pass. Here are the photos:
Recently I was asked “what is the ideal walkaround micro four-thirds camera lens?”. Of course the answer varies by the style and taste of the individual photographer, but for me the ideal walkabout lens is the Olympus 17mm f1.8 prime lens (34mm equivelant). Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f1.8 (Black) for Olympus and Panasonic Micro 4/3 Camerashttp://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CI3R4VUThe lens works well on the OM-D-EM1, wonderful first lens for the camera. With micro 4/3 the 17mm is the same as a 34mm lens on
Photos taken with an Olympus E-PL5 with 17mm lens. Sunrise this morning at 7AM near the Mark Twain National Forest.
Q. I cant get the Olympus 12-40mm lens to auto focus all of a sudden? Any quick tips? -Sam A. There is a ‘manual focusing clutch’ mechanism on the lens that might have gotten bumped. “This model is equipped with the Manual Focus Clutch mechanism, which makes instant switching to manual focus possible by pulling the focusing ring toward you. ” Source: Olympus Asia So check if that got pulled back (you should just be able to push it forward). 🙂
The Olympus E-M1 is an amazing photographic tool, so what makes it even better? This camera can withstand the elements! Here is southern Missouri we generally do not get much snow but the past couple days left us with nearly a foot of snow. Of course that meant it was time to test the E-M1’s weatherproofing. It did not disappoint, after shooting admirably in the frigid weather I let the E-M1 hang out in the snow for a bit… Of
This review of the X100 comes at an odd time, years after its initial release and in the face of many new competitors. Today you can pick up an Olympus E-PL5 and 17mm F1.8 lens for a price that is in the same ballpark as an X100. That makes for some pretty tough competition. This review would read a lot differently if this were 2011, but time marches on and this is my view as of Dec 2013! 🙂 This
Here are some sample images from the Olympus 12-40mm Pro lens, used with an Olympus E-PL5 camera body: